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A status update

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      I thought I would check in with a post about how I am doing. It’s been 8 ½ years since my stage IV diagnosis and 8 years today that I started (and continue) taking vemurafenib.  Having all of the common side effects I only continue with two – mild skin rash and photosensitivity.

      I was in the phase 2 clinical trial and then transitioned into a phase 4 rollover study that I still participate in.

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          So glad you checked in with your update!  Great to hear you are doing well overall.  Congratulations.




            You rock, Dick K!!!!!  You are an inspiration.  Thanks for sharing!  celeste


              Awesome Richard! Love to hear stories like yours. Warrior on!


              sister of patient

                The longevity stories are great – I never get tired of reading them!!! Thank you for sharing and may your good health always be!!! Best wishes!



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